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Dreamland Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Dreamland' (Yakushima hybrid) (H-3)

SKU
00931
A dense-growing evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy, soft pink flowers. Prefers cooler regions, but some protection from winter wind is helpful. Wonderful for use as a container specimen, accent plant, a flowering hedge, or in mass plantings.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
LoreRhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Design IdeasExceptional shrub for foundation planting where intense color is appreciated at high profile locations. Ideal cover up for exposed legs of deciduous shrubs. Thrives in open planting areas under high canopy shade trees.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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